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Wonderful Vintage 1920's - 30's McNess Humpty Dumpty Baby Powder Tin with Nursery Rhyme
ARTIFACT: Wonderful vintage 1920's – 1930's McNess Humpty Dumpty Baby Powder Tin. The tin displays vibrant colors and tells the nursery rhyme of Humpty Dumpty. The front of the tin displays Humpty sitting atop a brick wall, beneath him reads: "McNESS HUMPTY DUMPTY BORATED TALC AND BABY POWDER "SOFT AS DOWN". The front begins the nursery rhyme with: "HUMPTY-DUMPTY SAT ON A WALL", one side shows Humpty falling down and beneath him reads: "HUMPTY-DUMPTY HAD", the reverse shows Humpty falling to the ground just about to land on his back, below him reads: "A GREAT FALL –". Above him reads the same as the front. The other side reads: "ALL THE KINGS HORSES AND ALL THE KINGS MEN COULDN'T PUT HUMPTY-DUMPTY BACK TOGETHER AGAIN" and beneath shows Humpty cracked and broken on the ground. The base of the can displays: "MANUFACTURED BY NcNESS CO. CHEMISTS AND MANUFACTURING PHARMACISTS FREEPORT, ILLINOIS, U. S. A. ESTABLISHED 1908 12 OUNCES NET WEIGHT".
VINTAGE: Circa 1920's – 1930's
SIZE: Approximately 8" x 3" x 2"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Painted tin
ATTACHMENT: Screw top lid, with holes for sprinkling powder
MARKINGS: "MANUFACTURED BY NcNESS CO. CHEMISTS AND MANUFACTURING PHARMACISTS FREEPORT, ILLINOIS, U. S. A. ESTABLISHED 1908 12 OUNCES NET WEIGHT".
ITEM NOTES: This is from a vintage advertising collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VGX15 LFJX7/15
CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The painted tin shows moderate surface wear, much of the painted details remain intact, beautifully colored.